ULI UK Later Living: Housing with Care Guide Launch (SOLD OUT)


Friday 1 November 2019
8:30am - 1:00pm GMT


Dentons UK and Middle East LLP One Fleet Place London EC4M 7WS UNITED KINGDOM
Please join us on the morning of Friday 1 November to be the first to hear about the new ULI UK Later Living: Housing with Care Guide.

One in four of us will be over 65 in 2037. People over 65 live in a third of all dwellings and home owners over 65 own property worth £1.5 trillion - there is going to be more demand and the potential to offer more choice in the later living sector.

Through this guide, we explore the provision of Housing with Care in this sector through some myth-busting and the promotion of good and innovative practice, which puts people and choice at the centre of delivery.

This guide focuses on professionally managed communities where there is an incentive and commitment to create long-term, income-generating business models across a variety of tenure and funding structures.

Hear from our authors, who will outline the content in their respective chapters, and an expert panel discussing what lies ahead for Housing with Care in the UK market.

This event and guide is relevant to existing funders, commissioners, investors, developers and operators, both public and private sector, as well as new entrants who wish to diversify.
Our aspiration is to encourage conversations about what is needed, promote new and emerging models that will attract new entrants, funders and operators, and inform strategic planning across a diverse spectrum of stakeholders.
8:30am Registration

9:00am Welcome by Russell Pedley, Co-Founder, Assael Architecture and Chair, ULI UK Residential Council     
Introduction by Stephanie McMahon, Head of Research, BNP Paribas Real Estate and Chair, ULI UK Later Living Guide Steering Committee
9:15am Guide Summary by Steering Group Leads
  • Chapter 1: Opportunity - Clare Skidmore, Strategic Lead: Influencing and Networks, Housing Learning and Improvement Network
  • Chapter 2: Operations & Management - Debra Yudolph, Partner, SAY Consulting
  • Chapter 3: Care - Sara Livadeas, Chief Executive, The Fremantle Trust
  • Chapter 4: Design - Patrick Devlin, Partner, PTE Architects
  • Chapter 5: Tenure and financing -  Phil Schmid, Director - Living Capital Markets – Healthcare, JLL
  • Chapter 6: Policy and Planning - Michael Voges, Executive Director, ARCO
10:15am Audience Q&A -
Moderator: Stephanie McMahon
10:45am Coffee break 
11:15am Operator and Resident Interview
Moderator: Andrea Carpenter, Director of Women Talk Real Estate
Resident: David Tunney, resident of Shenley Wood, The Extra Care Charitable Trust (ECCT) scheme
Operator: Shirley Hall, Head of Innovation and Wellbeing, The Extra Care Charitable Trust (ECCT)
11:45am A View from the Industry
Moderator: Andrew Teacher, Founder & Managing Director, Blackstock Consulting
Louise Drew, Partner, Shakespeare Martineau
Nick Sanderson, Founder & CEO, Audley Group
Kevin Beirne, Director of Retirement, Communities, Octopus Real Estate
Neil Revely, Co-Chair Association of Directors & Care & Health Improvement Adviser, Adult Social Services (ADASS) Housing Policy Network & LGA
12:45pm Wrap Up
1:00pm Networking Lunch
Copies of the Later Living: Housing with Care Guide will be on sale during the event.
*Programme subject to change.
Registration (EVENT NOW SOLD OUT)
£70 - ULI Members
£45 - ULI UK Residential Council members
£45 - Public sector/Young Leaders members
£30 - Students members
Non Members-
£100 - Non Members
£75 - Young Leaders/ Public sector/ Student Non Members
 Cancellation Policy
  • Written cancellation and refund requests received at ULI by 1 October 2019 will be awarded a full refund minus a £15 processing fee.
  • No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received from 2 October 2019.
  • Registration may be transferred to another member of your organisation if requested before 17:00h on 15th October 2019; a £15 transfer fee will be charged. Appropriate fee category will apply upon transfer.
  • Verbal requests for cancellations and refunds will not be accepted; all requests must be made in writing to uk@uli.org 



Debra Yudolph

Partner, SAY Property Consulting LLP

Debra has over 25 years’ experience in residential property. Before starting SAY with Charles Seifert, Debra was at Grainger plc for 10 years as Director of Asset and Property Management. She was responsible for building Grainger’s asset and property management expertise. Debra is an expert in residential property and asset management with a particular focus on the private rented sector. Debra has non-executive roles on the boards of Grove End Housing Limited and Deverell Smith Recruitment and is a recognised spokesperson on behalf of the residential sector.


Andrea Carpenter

Director, Women Talk Real Estate

Andrea Carpenter is a Director of Women Talk Real Estate, and a writer and communications consultant in the property industry. As a Director of Women Talk Real Estate, Andrea helps raise the visibility of female experts in the industry through the stage and media. On the writing side, her book about the history of the modern European property industry, High Rise and Fall, was published by Routledge in September 2018. Andrea began her career as a journalist at Property Week before moving on to be editor of EuroProperty for seven years. Following this she worked for various industry bodies including the Urban Land Institute, INREV in Amsterdam, and its sister organisation ANREV in Hong Kong. On returning to the UK, she worked as Head of Marketing and Communications EMEA at CBRE Global Investors.


Louise Drew

Partner, Shakespeare Martineau

A proactive real estate lawyer, Louise is known as an inspiring expert and initiator of original thinking in later living. Louise’s particular interest is in championing a widespread reconsideration of older people’s needs and aspirations for later living. She skilfully advises on the challenges and opportunities open to providers, and her expertise is also used to help shape housing policy. As Shakespeare Martineau’s lead for this sector, Louise and her team have supported the delivery of many successful schemes targeting the over 55s. The team work with clients at every stage - from getting the most out of your plot of land to securing finance and managing sales or leasing arrangements.


Sara Livadeas

Social Care Consultant, Social Care Works

Sara Livadeas is a qualified Social Worker with 25 years’ experience in social care. Having worked for Oxfordshire County Council as a commissioner, and latterly as a provider of care services, she has a deep understanding of the pressures and opportunities that exist in the sector. Sara has a strong interest in policy but is grounded in service delivery. In 2015, while working as Strategy Director for the Orders of St John Care Trust, she ran a voting campaign to encourage people living in care homes to vote. She is also an enthusiastic tweeter. Her most recent role is as Chief Executive of The Fremantle Trust, a not for profit organisation that supports learning for disabled and older people. Sara Livadeas BA (Hons) Psychology Durham, MSc Applied Social Science Oxford, MBA Oxford Brookes.


Russell Pedley

Director & Co Founder, Assael Architecture Limited

Russell is the Co-Founder and Director of Assael Architecture. With over 30 years of experience as an Architect and 13 years in urban design, Russell has a strong passion for creating a sense of place. Alongside leading the design and implementation of a number of award-winning residentially-led developments in London and across the UK, Russell has spearheaded Assael’s skills in the design of professionally managed Build to Rent schemes in the Private Rented Sector. Following many years of analysis and research, Assael now has many Build to Rent developments on site and in the planning pipeline. Upcoming projects include the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Waltham Forest, Newham and the award-winning Creekside Wharf in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Russell is Vice-Chair of the UK Residential Council of the Urban Land Institute and has contributed to both editions of its Build to Rent Best Practice Guide.


Stephanie McMahon

BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory UK

Stephanie leads the research team at BNP Paribas Real Estate. The focus of her work is across all UK asset classes including commercial, rural, prime central London residential, and the mainstream UK residential markets.. Her emphasis is on structural rather than cyclical market shifts. Recent areas covered within the research programme include: the impact of shortening lease terms on investor returns, what communities for ageing populations look like, the profile and behaviour of London office workers, and the wants and needs of London renters. Before joining Strutt & Parker (now BNPPRE) in 2012, Stephanie led the strategy and delivery of the UK research team and programme at JLL. Her area of expertise was occupier research. Stephanie’s geographic focus has been predominantly on the UK, although she has managed project work across EMEA and the globe. Stephanie sits on the ULI residential council, the IPF research committee, plus the BPF compact-living committee. She also supports the Society for Property Researchers (SPR).


Kevin Beirne

Octopus Real Estate

Kevin joined the Octopus Real Estate Executive Management Team in 2018 as Director, Retirement Communities. Kevin is a member of the Octopus Real Estate Investment Committee and is responsible for raising funds to facilitate the development of high-quality retirement communities that meet the high standards of the UK’s ageing population. Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare sector. He is a founding member of ARCO and served on the board of the Housing Community Association (HCA) as well as the National Housing Federations Development Committee. Before joining Octopus Real Estate, Kevin was a board member at One Housing Group, where he led the healthcare business since 2002. Kevin completed 44 developments and invested over £500m into class leading assets and joint ventures with the NHS.


Clare Skidmore

Strategic Lead - Influencing and Networks,

The Housing LIN is the leading knowledge-sharing network for the housing, health and social care sectors, promoting solutions that enable people to live well in good quality housing. Clare Skidmore undertakes influencing work with government and strategic partners nationally; oversees the delivery of events across England; and enables the LIN to meet the learning needs of its 25,000 members, while showcasing innovation locally. Previously, Clare has worked in social care and NHS commissioning, policy, and programme management roles in councils, the LGA, and the Department of Health. Clare began her career in self-advocacy roles, supporting people with learning disabilities to speak up for themselves.


Philip Schmid

Director, JLL

Phil is a Director within JLL’s Living Capital Markets team, with almost 15 years’ experience advising on and transacting retirement and operational-backed real estate assets and businesses across the UK. A passionate specialist in retirement housing and adult social care related assets, he has worked extensively with operators and investors looking to move into the sector or grow their exposure. Some of these achievements include the sale of Retirement Villages Group in 2017, the first investment by institutional capital in the sector.


Nick Sanderson


Nick Sanderson is the founder and CEO of Audley Group. In the 1980’s he founded, operated and then sold Beaumont Healthcare, one of the first corporate providers of private pay nursing care homes. In 1986, that company created close care housing which offered independent living to older people in their own homes adjacent to a Beaumont care home. Nick created Audley to develop a portfolio of private retirement villages. The first two award winning schemes in Tunbridge Wells and Harrogate were completed by 2004. Audley now has a portfolio of 20 villages with 2000 properties and 3000 customers. As one of the founders of the retirement village sector in the UK, Nick is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and a contributor to several publications. He has acted as an advisor to public and private sector organisations. External appointment Associated Retirement Community Operators – Chairman


Patrick Devlin

Partner, Pollard Thomas Edwards

Patrick is an equity partner, leading Pollard Thomas Edwards’ initiatives in Third Age Housing. In 2009, he coordinated the highly influential report on Housing our Aged Population Panel for Innovation (HAPPI). One current preoccupation is co-housing, an innovative form of cooperative housing that is well suited for older people. He writes and speaks on Third Age housing as well as a range of other architectural topics. “Our approach caters for the whole spectrum of older people - working or retired, active or frail – and provides homes which are fully integrated with the rest of society.” Patrick has experience in the housing, mixed-use and regeneration sectors, and has both designed and delivered a series of successful and award-winning projects, ranging from large-scale masterplans to infill sites and refurbishments. He also reviews and examines at Cardiff University and Newcastle University.


Michael Voges

Executive Director, ARCO

Michael Voges is the Executive Director of the Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO), the representative body for housing-with-care providers for older people in the UK. Michael set up ARCO on behalf of its founding members in 2012, and is a regular contributor to parliamentary inquiries, sector conferences, and the press. ARCO’s work is focused on tackling issues around regulation and policy, self-regulation, public awareness, and the supply of high-quality retirement communities. Prior to ARCO, Michael worked as a public sector consultant and as a journalist.


Shirley Hall

Head of Innovation and Wellbeing, The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Shirley has a background in general nursing, and worked at the British Heart Foundation for 18 years heading up the regional team and managing their flagship Hearty Lives programme which addressed inequalities in cardiovascular disease. She joined ExtraCare in July 2013, to oversee the Well-being and Enriched Opportunities Programme’s (dementia and mental health) as well as expanding services into the communities around ExtraCare locations. Shirley completed the Older Person’s Fellowship with Kings College London in 2018, her Quality Improvement Project being to implement the new frailty tool as part of ExtraCare’s new Well-being App. The tool is now embedded in the Well-being programme and used in all locations. She also oversees the use of smart technology to improve health and wellbeing for residents.


David Tunney

After 30 years as a Civil Servant and 20+ years as a freelance consultant, David and his wife (both now 78) chose to downsize to the ExtraCare Charitable Trust’s Retirement Village nine years ago. David will give an insight into the decision making process for choosing ExtraCare and share his experience of living in the retirement village.

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